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Torc Mountain Walk

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Address: Kenmare Road, Killarney, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-64-31633

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where we started our 4 day hike

It was a great way to start our hike but it is tough and if your are not up to climbing 2000 feet straight up I would not try this.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was a great way to start our hike but it is tough and if your are not up to climbing 2000 feet straight up I would not try this.

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Crowborough, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We heard afterwards that the mountain walk is called the "cardiac steps" and the phone app told us that we had "climbed" 77 flights of stairs BUT it was worth it. Its an invigorating walk to the summit but you can literally see for miles. This is so much better than stopping at the waterfall like most people seem to,... More 

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Thank Patrick M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Need runners but worth it! Take a camera and a picnic to really enjoy the day. Good weather a bonus but do able in any weather!

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Walden, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It may not be the highest you've ever seen, but the walk in, up and around is certainly memory making. Very dramatic and oh so very Irish.

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Killarney, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been there several times and still WOW... really nice walk, not too long but it's worth every minute :)

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Thank siamer
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Started off in the morning packed with water to drink ,good walking boots ,and a good rain coat ,something to eat and a few just incase supplies! The walk can start in two places Torc waterfall car park ,walking past Torc waterfall then up the steep steps to the upper carpark ,which is where we started from ,it takes about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We parked at Torc Waterfall and took the red route. There are some great views after climbing LOTS of steps up! I am in pretty good shape and did work up a sweat! Our kids (8 and 10) loved the hike. We were traveling from Dingle to Cork (and then on to Waterford). It was the perfect 2 hour stop... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best place to park is at Torc waterfall, walk over to the ladies toilets and start the route under the bridge which passes under the road. The walk is well sign-posted as the red route. Make sure when you get to the location that has the various route maps that you cross the road to continue the red route... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very enjoyable and rewarding 2 to 2.5 hour walk/climb. Very well laid out and a lot of effort gone in to make it straightforward. Super views from the top. Great for a morning or afternoon bit of exercise if you don't want to take on a big mountain walk. Go to car park above Torc Waterfall (follow Old Kenmare Rd... More 

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Drogheda, Louth, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The walk to the bottom of the water fall is short and quiet easy and well worth it. But if you can keep going up the hill and steps , hard walk but views are well worth it , all walks have well laid out paths and maps.

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